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Medicare Fraud Posse Cackles as If They Laid an Asteroid

gfafblifr Wrote: May 06, 2012 8:18 AM
If the fraud unit is so good, why did these people get away with it for so long? No one seems to be asking that question.

What the media blare:

Levinson Snags $515 Million in Health Care Fraud

More than 100 Charged in Massive Medicare Fraud Busts in 7 Cities in Scams Totaling $452 Mil

What I hear:

Drip . . . . . . . . . . drip . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Why? As the latter article notes, “authorities have targeted fraud that’s believed to cost the government between $60 billion and $90 billion each year.” So add up those two figures, which include frauds that occurred in multiple years, and...

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